27 May 2020 – Airport re-opened for private jets and chartered flights

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA)

Overview: Re-opening of airport will target private jets and chartered flights – Following several discussions and risk analysis, the department of health, along with other key partners, has decided that resumption of commercial flights at the International Airport on Monday June 1 will begin primarily with the arrivals of private jets and chartered flights.

The idea is to minimise or better manage the risks of a second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) since private jets and chartered flights travel from point A to B, carrying a limited number or selected passengers, compared to commercials flights.
Full details here: http://www.nation.sc/articles/4788/re-opening-of-airport-will-target-private-jets-and-chartered-flights

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Following several discussions and risk analysis, the department of health, along with other key partners, has decided that resumption of commercial flights at the International Airport on Monday June 1 will begin primarily with the arrivals of private jets and chartered flights.

The idea is to minimise or better manage the risks of a second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) since private jets and chartered flights travel from point A to B, carrying a limited number or selected passengers, compared to commercials flights.